Weeks 35 and 36: Virgo Birthday Cake

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There’s no sugar coating it, or maybe there is given the nature of the challenge, but I’ve fallen behind. Not in actually baking the cakes, but in sharing with the interwebs my progress and commitment to insanity.

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Week 20: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet “Cake”

Over the weekend my boyfriend and I took a quick trip to Milwaukee to celebrate our birthdays together. As birthdays imply, it was a very indulgent weekend full of wine, dessert and so much other goodness!

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To be honest, I enjoyed myself so much this weekend, I didn’t even think about what cake I was going to be making until Monday night. Oops.

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Week 7: Nostalgic Mini Morsel Pound Cake

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Seventh through twelfth grade, I coveted my best friends lunch box. Not because of the sandwiches with hand cut rotisserie chicken and munster cheese layered between ‘everything’ ciabatta rolls. Definitely not because of that. I was envious of what came after the sandwich. When the savory was over, she casually whipped out a parcel fastidiously wrapped in shiny tin foil. Inside the palm sized package was tucked the most delicious mini morsel pound cake her mom made fresh every week! If I was lucky, she’d let me have a bite.

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